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Cambridge Engineering Launches New App for Building Owners & Specifying Engineers

April 15, 2016

Online TruBTU® calculator provides comparison of direct-fired technologies ST. LOUIS – Cambridge Engineering, the leading manufacturer of high temperature heating and ventilation (HTHV) direct-fired gas products for commercial spaces, launched its new TruBTU® app at January’s International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held in Orlando, Florida.  The... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Building Professionals Turn to Coleman® HVAC Fault Detection and Diagnostics to Simplify the Service Process

February 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Available exclusively with Simplicity® Smart Equipment (SE) Controls, Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) technology from the Coleman® HVAC brand of Johnson Controls monitors refrigeration circuit temperatures and pressures, economizer operation and outdoor humidity and temperatures. If issues arise, FDD provides easy access to detailed alerts, speeding up response to... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

LG Demonstrates Transformative Air Conditioning Solutions at 2016 AHR Expo

January 29, 2016

Advanced Technology and Efficiency Benefits Highlighted with Innovative Applications ORLANDO, Fla. - Air conditioning systems leader LG Electronics USA is demonstrating its expanded 2016 lineup of commercial and residential solutions, time-saving software and enhanced variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology this week at 2016 AHR Expo, the world's largest industry trade show that caters... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Demonstration/Evaluation Kit investigates use of PID control.

October 8, 2015

Equipped with 32-bit, 120 MHz ARM processor, PT-DEMO PID Controller is suitable for investigating use of closed loop and simple on/off temperature control in heating and cooling applications. System features intuitive smart menu flow, panel mounted USB and Ethernet connectivity, alarm indicator, 4–20 mA remote setpoint potentiometer, and pushbutton digital input. With aluminum plate, users can feel temperature response. PT-DEMO operates on 12 Vdc, 2 A non-hazardous power. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Remote Site Controller monitors and controls HVAC systems.

July 31, 2015

Deploying sophisticated algorithms, RSC 1000™ provides HVAC control and alarm monitoring for remote shelters and small buildings with 2 HVAC systems. Configuring controller with new installations, troubleshooting problems, and scheduling maintenance are all managed via graphical color touchscreen. Using Ethernet for remote communications, controller has built-in Web Server and will generate alarm conditions using SNMP Traps/Informs and email to notify personnel of problems at site. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Green & Clean

Web/Smartphone Controls work with mini-split heat pumps.

May 27, 2015

Web and Smartphone (iPhone/Android) controls for mini-split heat pumps let users control temperature settings online as part of energy management dashboard. Up to 8 heating and cooling periods can be set up, and thermostat templates can be applied to multiple locations. Also, users can see costs and full impact when combined with room sensors, such as PowerWise air quality sensors, that can show temperature, humidity, CO2, and VOC levels. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Sanhua Appears at ACREX 2015 with Energy Efficient Products and Solutions

March 17, 2015

BANGALORE, India - As India's largest and most influential refrigeration and air conditioning exhibition,ACREX 2015 was held in Bangalore from February 26-28, 2015. During the event, Sanhua drew attention to the energy efficient automatic control components of refrigeration and air conditioning systems, inverter controllers, and micro-channel heat exchanger products for the Indian market.... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Software

ABB Partners with Ericsson to Optimize Cloud Data Center Management

March 9, 2015

Integrated automation platform will enable cloud operators to monitor, control and automate energy management, costs and workloads in data centers ZURICH, Switzerland – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed a strategic alliance with Ericsson, a global leader in mobile telecommunications, to provide an end-to-end automation platform that optimizes physical and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

HVAC Monitoring System integrates Internet of Things.

January 30, 2015

Powered by Intel® IoT Gateway along with Intel® Decision Solutions: Trend Analytics Module, Intelligent Equipment™ enables HVAC systems to be monitored and controlled remotely from any mobile device, allowing quick adjustments to correct ineffective systems. Solution lets HVAC systems deliver financial summaries of energy savings; sync with weather forecasts; intuitively adjust for occupant comfort and energy efficiency; and give users direct access to power usage levels and CO2 use. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Modular Heating Control Systems integrate into automated systems.

December 1, 2014

Respectively suitable for 230 and 400 V/480 V networks, Siplus HCS4200 and HCS4300 switch and control heating panels and elements in industrial applications. Both distributed I/O systems help plant operators reduce power consumption by facilitating energy-efficient heating element actuation and avoiding current spikes in network. Integrated components include switching elements and fuses as well as functions such as Profinet communication, actuation mechanisms, and diagnostics. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Johnson Controls Focuses on Simplicity for Coleman Commercial Packaged and Split System Products

November 18, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is bringing Simplicity® Smart Equipment (SE) controls to its Coleman® brand of commercial packaged and split system products. Soon to be standard on all 3- to 40-ton packaged units, the updated Simplicity SE controls make equipment easier to install, operate and service and provide information that ensures a heating,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Updated Simplicity Controls on York Commercial Products Make Equipment Easier to Install, Operate and Service

November 3, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is bringing Simplicity® Smart Equipment (SE) controls to its York® brand of commercial packaged and split system products. Soon to be standard on all 3- to 40-ton packaged units, the updated Simplicity SE controls make equipment easier to install, operate and service and provide information that ensures a heating, ventilation... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission

HVAC Actuators provide automotive air flow control.

July 29, 2014

Combining low noise with wide range of torque and speed, Saia-Burgess™ HVAC Actuators are designed for main HVAC functions, including air inlet, airflow distribution, and airflow mix. Units are custom-designed for different control options, such as direct or BUS driven for LIN standard. With integrated electronics, BUS driven designs allow torque and speed control, stall detection, and provide diagnostic information. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Wireless-Enabled Control intelligently manages HCAC components.

March 18, 2014

Featuring 4-wire connections that facilitate installation to York® Affinity&trade; gas furnaces, A/C units, heat pumps, and air handlers, Wi-Fi®-capable York Affinity Residential Communicating Control provides remote access to control system from smartphone/tablet device and mobile app. Operators can monitor status of every enabled system device, while touchscreen UI and remote access aid installation/troubleshooting. Features include zone control and automated system fault/alert email notification.<br /> Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Stay a Step Ahead, Not a Step Behind

November 25, 2013

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – The recent tightening of process regulations, such as Nadcap and AMS 2750E, have been in the spotlight for a few months now. Customers looking to ensure that their production lines make the cut are reevaluating maintenance best practices. Ipsen's Engineered Components Group has been hard at work collaborating with customers for cost-effective and compliant-capable... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Electric Process Heaters feature 4 kV rating.

November 18, 2013

Available in capacities from 6&ndash;100 MMBtu/hr, Electric Heaters and Thyristor Control Panels enable large scale applications that have been previously heated inefficiently by gas, oil, or other methods. These installations can now benefit from near 100% efficiency, zero on-site emissions, and precise temperature control. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Software

Metso and Fortum Heat Develop a Cutting-Edge District Heating Network Optimization Solution

October 22, 2013

Accurate control improves heat delivery efficiency by decreasing heat losses in the network, and it also enables a plant to maintain optimal operation conditions during fast changes in electricity and heat consumption. Fortum's Suomenoja CHP plant in Espoo is the first power plant in Finland to optimize the dynamics of its district heating network using multivariable model predictive control.... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Compact VRF HVAC System is suited for high-rise buildings.

September 30, 2013

Designed to maximize floor space and intended for high-rise buildings, LG Multi V Water Mini features front connections and front-panel access. This Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC system can be placed inside closet, eliminating need for rooftop or other outdoor installations, and does not require electrical upgrades. Fanless, 168 lb system operates on 208&ndash;230 V, single-phase, 60 Hz, and water source system efficiency is promoted via compressor design and heat exchanger. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

PHNIX Brings Green Tech to the 2013 Brazil FEBRAVA Expo

August 9, 2013

GUANGZHOU, China – PHNIX, a leading enterprise focusing on advanced HVAC products researching and manufacturing, recently announced that it will show its newly developed products on the FEBRAVA expo in St. Paul, Brazil, from Sept. 17th to 20th 2013. The booth number is G70. FEBRAVA (www.febrava.com.br), an international refrigeration, air... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Temperature Sensors have SMT-compatible package.

May 24, 2013

Model TSYS02D sensors integrate into digital interface bus systems while TSYS02P units feature PWM for integration into control units and TSYS02S sensors have Sigma Delta Modulation for use with analog circuits. All units feature 16-bit temperature sensing resolution. Drawing maximum of 12.5 &mu;A, sensors operate over temperature range of -40 to +125°C and are accurate to ±0.2°C. Products are available in 2.5 mm² TDFN8 SMT package. Read More